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. in london last year, he competed against able-bodied runners come up a watershed moment in sports. his friends say his extraordinary career has taken its toll. >> i believe success and money has changed a lot of people. for me, personally, oscar did change. i think he became a very different person. >> now oscar pistorius is preparing for his first appearance in court tomorrow, are rather different arena for one of the world's most iconic at lloyds. >> a few moments ago, i spoke to andrew in pretoria, and i asked him what the reaction was to the day's news. >> shock, first of all, here. the confusion that has followed the day's events. speculation it might have been a burglar or mistaken identity. and the police making it very clear they have evidence to prove this is a case of murder and they are insisting they do not believe that oscar pistorius should even be allowed bail. a lot of people starting to look beyond that and asking bigger questions about the levels of crime in south africa, the levels of domestic violence, the levels of gun ownership. the fact is, there is still a lot w
was a symbol of hope for many in the london olympic games. he was the first double amputee to compete. that admiration turned into shock as he is charged in last night shooting death of his girlfriend. >> at this hour, police in south africa remained tightlipped about the details surrounding the murder investigation involving olympic star oscar pistorius. it is identified as 29-year-old reeva steenkamp, pistorius's girlfriend. >> a 26 euros man has been arrested and charged with murder. >> the home did not appear to show signs of forced entry. the couple was the only two people home. there have been previous incidents at the home but would not give -- but police would not give details. witnesses told them they had heard a couple arguing earlier. pistorius rose to fame during the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee to run in the olympic games. he was in internet -- his girlfriend was described as lovely and ambitious. >> i work with her to shoot magazine features. she was a bikini model. >> pistorius was seen leaving the police station earlier. his spokes
lives in a gated community in the capital. pistorius made history at the olympic stadium in london last summer. he became the first double amputee runner to ever compete in the games. pistorius had been with his girlfriend for several months and would have celebrated their first valentine's day together. the day before she died, there were reports she made a surprise pistorius and he thought she was an untrieder but police believe it was domestic trouble and some witnesses heard screaming. >> there had proafl been incidents -- previously been incidents at the home. >> reporter: his lawyer would not say much about how pistorius is feeling. >> he's obviously emotional but he's fine. >> reporter: police say forensic investigators will test pistorius for blood alcohol levels and check for possible evidence under his fingernails. cbs news, london. >> pistorius will face a court hearing on friday. in an interview with "the new york times" last year, the athlete talked about pulling out his pistol to search his home one night when his security alarm went off. >>> soon we could learn the identi
on in europe. all of them in negative territory now in terms of the majors. london lower by .80%. the dax and frankfurt lower by 1.2%. paris cac40 down by .90%. asian stocks ended higher with hong kong gaining .90%. investors buying shares in line with the overall strong tone and overseas markets during the chinese holiday. japan's nikkei with a rebound of .50% after the boj maintained monetary policy. in south korea the kospi was up .20% on hopes that south korean exporters can keep their competitive edge as the want was weaker compared with the weaker advancing trend. the shanghai market was closed still close due to the lunar holiday. we'll check in on currencies, the dollar gaining ground against the yen, we are seeing the pair right now at 93.34-39. the boj will deliver easing measures after keeping their monetary policy unchanged. the euro is lower against the yen as weak eurozone gdp data has been weighing on sentiment. that's at 124.46. >>> well, in corporate news today several u.s. media saying that american airlines and us airways will merge. that will create the world's largest
competitors in south africa before the london games, i was at that house where this horrible incident happened. it's a gated community. it's a beautiful home, oscar did keep guns there, and they were in his bedroom. i didn't see the guns, but i know he had them there, and he sleeps without legs, he sleeps without his prosthetics. there is a high crime rate as that last gentleman was talking about. it's a big fear in that country, but tamron, that this guy could be capable of such a thing is un -- it's unbelievable to me because, i mean oscar seemed for a 26-year-old to pulled together, so aware of his personal power. so cog ani personal power. so cog anzant that he was representing a whole group of people. the guy that i got to know in south africa, is so different from this god awful tragedy. it's a little bit hard for me still to comprehend it. >> absolutely, i feel the same way, i woke up and saw the news and just thinking about london and the energy around him, in "time" magazine, one of the world's 100 most influential people. and that's not just due to the fact that he was able to overco
>> commissioner wu: aye >> commissioner borden: aye. >>: passes 7-0. >>: welcome back to san francisco's london commission regular hearing, fe b 7 2013. item 11, 2012.0765c. >>: the project is to allow expansion of the existing limited restaurant on the ground floor at 1441 stockton street. to the previously approved conditional use authorization in march, 2007, it operates as a retail bookstore with a limited restaurant component known as a. cavalli & co. it acquires a conditional use to expand. the department has received one additional comment with concerns alleging the business' continued violation. the department has not found the business to be in violation of the conditions of approval based on site visits conducted by the enforcement staff in response to each complaint. elimination of the bookstore and expansion of the restaurant will not result in the loss. the project will not affect the concentration of eating or drinking establishments. the business will not serve alcohol for on-site consumption and the project will enable locally owned and operated businesses to continue serving th
but independent films and culture program such as the san francisco opera and the national theatre of london. as you can imagine both the films and special programs require a quiet setting. i just had a meeting with the san francisco film festival we shared concerns with me about the noise bleed issue. it is not workable to have music bleeding into our auditoriums. we cannot have any kind of interruption to our patrons' ability to watch movies. pa'ian is next to our theater. we share walls. the ceiling is our floor. this present difficulties as people stand around the ada, the ramp by the theatre. they have not complied with the sound restrictions already required by the temporary permit and not in compliance with several liquor law restrictions related to sound and loitering. we are concerned that is the sup is violated -- >> president fong: your time is up. >>: we just want everybody to enjoy their experience of sundance cinema. >> president fong: next speaker please. >>: my name is martin feinman the attorney for sundance kabuki cinemas, one of the businesses next door to the pa'ina lo
's day murder. the man charged, double amputee and london olympic star oscar pistorius. the victim, his girlfriend, and model, reeva steenkamp. it happened at pistorius' upscale home in pretoria, south africa. amanda davis is a cnn international sports anchor and she has interviewed pistorius. she's covering the developments in london. what more do we know, amanda? >> hi, ashleigh. i can tell you that oscar pistorius has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. he's set to appear in court in pretoria in south africa on friday morning. this all happened very much as we were waking up here in london. reports of a fatal shooting at the house of the 26-year-old oscar pistorius. initially there were reports that it was perhaps a valentine's surprise that had gone horribly wrong, that pistorius woke to what he thought was an intruder and shot that intruder dead. the police, it has to be said, have said they don't know where those stories have come from, so throughout the course of the day, it was then confirmed that it was, in fact, pistorius' girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, as you said,
for a burglar. police are not clarifying. he made history and at the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on the track. a police investigating a home invasion in new carrollton. officers got the call around 10:30 wednesday night to respond to the 5200 block of 85th avenue. there were no injuries. investigators are not saying if they have made an arrest greg. as a suspicious death in alexandria could turn out to be the first murder in the city of 2013. a family member found the 94- year-old man's body wednesday night at home in the 2700 block of holly street. investigators have not release his name or cause of death. he died under suspicious circumstances. that has people in this quiet neighborhood nervous. >> it's a very quiet neighborhood, almost rural. >> these types of incidents just don't happen not only in this neighborhood but in our city. >> if it is will the homicide, it will be alexandria's first murder since 2011. >> learning more aboutraduate student push-out two roommates at their college park home. 23-year-old dayvon green worked as
a household name after competing in the 2012 olympic relay in london. her uncle says her family is devastated. >> we are in shock. her whole life of what she could achieve came to an end. >> police have responded to several domestic violence calls at his home. he is in police custody and will appear in court tomorrow. >> tonight we're getting a first look at conditions inside the damaged carnival cruise ship. now being towed back to shore at a painfully slow process to bring the boat and its passengers to alabama. it has not been easy. a cable broke at one point today, is that right? >> that is right. these people are so close that several hours -- customs agents boarded the ship to speed the process. once they get to the stock behind me is several hours before the passengers can get off that vote. as the triumph makes it sluggish return to shore families are waiting. >> i promise you, i will pick you up from that ship. i will have a nice warm blanket for you. >> the finale of a horrific ordeal. >> this is not a process that will happen faster. there is no way we can speed up the process to g
is expected to appear in court tomorrow. >> he made history at the london olympics being the first amputee runner. >>> the passengers on the broken down carnival cruise ship is waiting to be back on land. they are expected to arrive in mobile alabama tonight. randall pinkston is waiting at the port. >> the terminal has been scrubbed clean for the arrival of the disabled ship. it's expected to be towed into the port of mobile this evening. 3,000 passengers, 1,000 crew are on board. many of their families waiting anxiously in mobile. >> we came the see our girls. >> they drive drove 8 hours from luf kin, texas to pick up their daughters on the ship with their dads. they said the girls have been crying. >> mommy i'm so scared. momny, i don't know -- momny, i don't know what to do. she's been on six before. >> a fire knocked out the ship's power on sunday. since then passengers say life on board has been miserable and disgusting. toilets have been replaced by plastic bags. her daughter and ex-husband have been eating onion sandwiches. >> the ship is not expected to reach the port until after
- bodied athletes in the london olympics. >>> the deal is done. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced an $11 billion merger. it would create the world's largest airline. susan mcginnis looks at what this could mean for passengers. >>> reporter: american airs and u.s. airways are joining forces to form the biggest airline in the world. >> our best goal going forward is to make it the biggest strongest airline in the country and i suppose that's about to happen. >> reporter: the combined carrier will have american airlines' new look and its old name ranking ahead of united which joined continental in 2010 and delta which absorbed northwest airlines in 2008. >> the only way to survive at least some of the airlines believe is to merge together, grow and then don't overlap as much. >> reporter: with american in bankruptcy it will be up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. >> american if it had not done some sort of merger would have been inferior to its bigger competitors in terms of its net worth. >>
taken into custody. nbc's reporter is live for us in london. a crazy story overnight. what is the latest? >> yeah, good morning, bill. south african police say they received a call early this morning after reports that there had been a shooting at the home of oscar pistorius. they found paramedics trying to revive a woman. she died at the scene. it's believed that woman is oscar pistorius' girlfriend, the model. tributes have started coming in for her and her publicist described it as a huge loss. there is still lots of uncertainty about this. some speculation that pistorius shot his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder. perhaps she had been trying to surprise him for valentine's day. just yesterday she wrote on twitter what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? police say they found a nine millimeter pistol at pistorius' home. and pistorius in the past has spoken about keeping guns in his house. they have the highest rates of violent crime. many homeowners do keep weapons to defend themselves against intruders. >> that would be an amazing case of mistaken identity
games in london. oscar pistorius, the blade runner, who inspired so many people, charged with murder tonight after the death of his girlfriend. nbc's rehema ellis is here with us in the studio with the latest on this. rehema, good evening. >> good evening, brian. you cannot overstate how significant oscar pistorius is to people who will face obstacles and struggle to overcome them. he's a national hero in south africa. and that's why today's news is so devastating to so many. >> and there's the start, in a landbreaking moment. >> oscar pistorius marked a stunning achievement at the 2012 london olympics. >> oscar pistorius sets on his way in the first round of the 400 meters. >> today, the world was stunned again when the superstar athlete was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend was found shot at his upscale south african home. >> at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> police say there are no other suspects. neighbors in the quiet gated community reported hearing noise coming from the home earlier in the evening. >
. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. one of the bright stories of the london olympics took a dark turn today. south african oscar pistorius, who ran with carbon fiber blades in place of the legs that he lost as a child, was arrested today in the murder of his girlfriend. we have more from mark phillips. >> reporter: he was the blade runner, the poster boy for disabled athletes. she was the glamorous cover girl, super model and reality tv star. together, reeva steenkamp and oscar pistorius were the glamour couple on the south african social circuit. now, she is dead, multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body. and he's hiding his face in police custody. pistorius had spoken of his high hopes for his then-new girlfriend late last year. >> are you dating anyone special? >> i am seeing someone. she's a wonderful girl. >> reporter: south africa is a violent place. guns are everywhere, including in oscar pistorius' house. the blade runner's success, both on the paralimpic circuit and racing for the first time in the london olympics against able-bodied athletes has earned him a lot of money. he's a prim
for this time of year. london at 10 degrees. that's about 7 degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday. meanwhile staying in the double digits across the mediterranean countries. that's it for now. up next is your three-day forecast. ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. do stay with us.
.p. there have been previous incidents at his home. the athlete made history at the london games last year when he became t first double amputee runner to compete on the track at the olympics. >>> if you're booking a flight any time soon, your choice of air carriers just got a wee bit smaller. american airlines and us airways formally announced the merger this morning. the $11 billion deal will create the world's biggest airline to keep the american airlines name and run by us airways ceo doug parker. that deal caps a turbulent half decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the u.s. airline industry. >>> pope benedict has two weeks left as head of the church. the pontiff celebrated his final mass at the vatican. benedict was given a long-standing ovation as he prepares to step down on february 28th. after almost eight years as leader of more than 1.2 billion catholics worldwide. >>> it is valentine's day and we always think of our meteorologist, bill karins. we always want good weather. >> i thought you meant with love. >> of course we love you, bill. >> good morning, everyone. as we start t
is a sprint runner who has double below the knee amputations. in london 2012 he was the first double leg amputee to participate and he has won gold medals in the paralympics. as for the model, she is a law graduate and a model and on wednesday, yesterday, she tweeted, what do you have up your sleeve for love tomorrow? the hash tag was "get excited valentine's day." >> more developing news, the san bernardino county sheriff says the manhunt for fugitive christopher dorner is over. the charred body was removed yesterday from the cabin but we hear from the owners of the lodge who found him in a cabin they knew it was him the moment they saw him. i thought it could be the end and he talked to us to calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. he got in a shootout on tuesday after being cornered in a cabin. the former lapd police officer is believed to have killed one deputy and wounding another before the cabin went up in flames. canisters which were called "burners" were fired into the cabin do flush him out but they did not intentionally burn in the ground. >> in santa cla
. we reached a price, i agreed with them. supervisor london breed had some opposition. other than that we would like to move to fillmore, only 175 ft. from where we are, we have been there eight and a half years. i'm not flying in from oklahoma. i have an office on 320 bayshore. i happen to be a franchisee of domino's my brand, my life, all i have been done since i graduated from duke university. it is what it is. would prefer the site on fillmore. the site on geary is near a store will really have. being across the street from mcdonald's -- gosh, they're not going out of business anytime soon. we sell affordable food. it is still a poor neighborhood. that is how we got the first time, it was redevelopment. we sell affordable food. we hope that you will accept it. thank you. >> commissioner wu: any other public comment? public comment is closed. >> commissioner borden: this is an either or situation. if we vote for geary we would not approve the other? >>: the item now is the geary location. >> commissioner borden: i want to understand, when i think about domino's pizza i thin
this has been showing all week. temperatures in london at 9, paris at 8, madrid and lisbon up into the high teens and snowfall in moscow and warsaw, should be temperatures hovering right around freezing on your friday. that's a look at your world weather, here's your extended forecast. >>> valentine's day is a day to offer greeting cards, candies and flowers to a special someone. at one place in japan, some animals offer a little romantic help. they take up formation in a heart shape around a lucky couple. ranchers position bits of feed on the ground to get the animals to cooperate. and an aquarium, sea otters receive ice shaped like a heart. the keepers give ice to the three otters every day to strengthen their teeth. on valentine's day, they colored the ice pink for the occasion. >> translator: they looked happy and that made me happy, too. they were so cute. >> another visitor said she wanted to give a gift as someone as sweet as the otters. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
. >> madam clerk, please, item number 9. >> item number 9, motion appointing supervisor london breed, term ending february 4, 2015, to the san francisco local agency formation commission. >> seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. supervisor? cohen? >> yes. i'd like to support this motion, to support supervisor breed. >> i second it. and without any objection, motion passes. >> excuse me, supervisor, would you like to send this item as full -- would you like to send this item to the board as full meeting for the meeting february 12, 2013 since it is an urgent matter? >> yes. okay. madam clerk, can you call item number 10? >> item number 10, motion reappointing supervisor malia cohen, term ending june 30, 2014, to the association of bay area governments executive board. >> okay. seeing no public here, public comment is closed. supervisor breed, would you like to make a motion? >> so moved. >> i will second it. without any objection, i will move this forward. madam clerk, can you call item number 11? >> item number 11, motion reappointing supervisor eric mar, term ending february
in the last year or so before the london olympics he said that incident changed its focus on life, that he had been partying too much and it caused him to refocus on his life in general. >> many thanks. let's take you live to pretoria. our correspondent is outside. are you at the courthouse in pretoria where he will make an appearance later or the police station? >> i am outside pretoria magistrate's court. the police station is not far away. he is now at a local hospital undergoing a medical exam. not known whether he's undulate -- under the influence. he will apply for bail. police have issued a statement. one policewoman said the police are surprised at allegations that it was perceived to be a burglar. those allegations did not come from police. police are investigating a case of murder and investigations are ongoing. his representative issa said that he thought it was an intruder and that's why he fired and his girlfriend, a model. people hearing better golden boy has shot someone in the early hours of this thursday morning. >> and is your friend is well known in south africa. >> she was
.com. >> a paraolympian, a hero of london olympics is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend overnight. katie marzullo was live in the newsroom with the latest twist in this stunning story. >> oscar pistorius originally had a court appearance this afternoon, hours after the shooting but it has been poet pointed until tomorrow morning to give forensics more time to gather evidence. the question: was the deadly shooting an accident or not? (inaudible). >> we were the scene home of the well-known athlete. >> last summer, oscar pistorius, or "the plaid runner" was the first double amputee track athlete to compete and now hides his face in a hootedded sweatshirt moving between jail and court charged with the murder of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, who was shot to death in his home. abc is reporting she was shot four times. >> she was always willing to listen to you, give you advise. >> it doesn't feel real yet. >> some neighbors are reeling, others are interviewed by police as witnesses. there are reports of an argument or shouting the scene home, and the two were the only ones there. th
behind one of the most inspirational stories of the london summer olympics is now charged with murder. oscar pistorius faces his first court hearing tomorrow after his girlfriend was found shot to death inside his home this morning. we get the latest now from nbc's rohih catru. >> reporter: the details of precisely what took place in the early hours of this morning are still emerging. but what's known is horrifying and has stunned millions of south africans. oscar pistorius was arrested early this morning here at his luxury home. we're told that there was a shooting incident. by south african law, the authorities are allowed to say very little about what they believe happened. >> we can confirm that there was a shooting incident this morning at the home of the well-known paralympic athlete oscar pistorius. at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> reporter: it's being widely reported that the 26-year-old man being referred to is indeed oscar pistorius, that he was arrested, taken to a police station and questioned and that he will late
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relay in london. this morning a different picture of the man known around the world as blade runner. under arrest and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. steenkamp had recently appeared on the cover of hm. during the early morning hours she was found dead in pistorius' home, shot four times. police wouldn't confirm the motive but said this went the -- wasn't the first time domestic disturbances were reported in the home. >> reporter: her friend next door. >> always willing to listen to you and give you advice. i don't feel like it's real yet. >> reporter: just yesterday steenkamp tweeted about her excitement for valentine's day. what do you have up your sleeve for your love, she tweeted. she said it should be a day of love for everyone. may it be blessed. south african police said they will oppose any application for bail. reporting from on done. >>> so how do you spend your valentine's day if your significant other is evading the law? you could ditch them for a bekay of flowers if they're one of queen anne's county most wanted. >> if you give us informatio
under his finger nails. the paralympic super star will face a court hearing monday. in london, rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> south african media are speculating that he may have mistaken his girlfriend for intruders. authorities say that is surprising to them. >>> in an effort to stop capitol punishment in maryland. the governor says he believes they will ban capital punishment this session. senate president mike miller, supporter of the death penalty, also says the measure to repeal will pass in the senate by a comfortable margin. more on this passionate debate, all new tonight at 5:00. >>> marylanders now have four new dorchester county sites. those shells are used in oyster restoration. they are used for environmental science centers, horn point labs. the landfill transfer stations. in secretary. since 2009, 15% of the state's oyster shells have been recycled. >>> time for a look at the rush hour ride home. kristy breslin is at wjz traffic control. >>> definitely not a good start out there for southbound 795. you'll see a lot of brake
of the london olympic games is arrested. the incident that has sprinter oscar passepastorius behind bar. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm aaron gilchrest. >> i'm eun yang. we begin with breaking news. a 94-year-old plman is dead and people are looking for answers. he was found on holly street. megan mcgrath has the latest on the situation. megan, good morning. >> reporter: you can see behind me here the police officers who remain on the scene watching over this house, making sure that no one goes inside. later this morning, we are expecting investigators to return to this home on holly avenue to take a look at the scene in the light of day to try to find any clues that would let them or give them information about how this 94-year-old man died. police are calling it a suspicious death. they say that just before 7:00 last night the man's stepson came home and made the grim discovery. he found his stepfather dead inside the house, suffering from trauma to the upper body. this is a very quiet street in the del rey section of alexandria. not much violent crime here. oddly, i should mention t
? ♪ >> it is midday here in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington and 2:00 in the afternoon in the south african capital of pretoria were the countries supporting icon has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman at his home. the victim is a 30-year-old model who was his girlfriend. some reports suggest he may have mistaken her for an intruder although police have also said they have been called to investigate incidents of a domestic nature at the same as in the past. this picture behind me is the latest we have of oscar after his arrest. we will go live in a moment to south africa. >> the police said they were called to this day to a town house complex in the early hours of the morning. when they arrived, they found paramedics trying to revive a woman who had been shot an unspecified number of times and sustained wounds to her head and upper body. she died at the scene and a 9 millimeter pistol was recovered. the 36-year-old bladrunner taken into custody. the dead woman was a model and the athletes girlfriend. initially, there was speculation he may have mistaken her for a
the london games and inspiration to all. he was been charged with murder. >> they found 30-year-old model reeva steenkemp suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and oscar pistorius was taken into custody. >> we have a reporter in pretoria. good morning to you. what can you tell us? >> hello. rohit, can you hear me? apparently he is having trouble hearing us. he was taken into custody and in court and taken for medical examination. according to the police in pretoria, we learned there had perhaps other incidents of violence at that home and called for domestic violence. i want to bring in our nbc sports analyst. first of all, your initial reaction to this? >> utter and absolute shock. anybody who's ever met oscar pistorius just simply cannot wrap their heads around what this could possibly be. >> this sounds very dramatic, a charge of murder. it is possible this could have been an accidental shooting. what do you know about the relationship between these two? >> i don't know much about the relationship. one of the reports we're getting out of south africa now is they have gone to his house
are not saying what relationship she had with the runner. pistorius had made history at the london games last summer when he reached the 400 semifinals despite running with prosthetic legs. the 26-year-old will appear in court later today. >>> the damaged carnival cruise ship try um um triumph is expected to dock later this afternoon. an engine room fire on sunday left it powerless and adrift on the oklahoma city. they admit the ship has experienced previous mechanical problems, but that comes of little comfort to the thousands of passengers still on board. randall pinkston reports. >> reporter: mary and kimberly are waiting in mobile alabama, for their ship to come in. their daughters are aboard the triumph with their fathers. the cruise ship has been without power in the gulf of mexico since sunday. she says her daughter was terrified. >> what hurt me so badly was for her to say, mommy, i'm so scared because i don't know if i'll get to see you again. >> reporter: the trouble started when an engine fire knocked out electrical power on the ship. passengers had been enduri
. (inaudible lyrics). >> he is a sprint runner who had double below the knee amputations. in london he was the first double leg amputee to participate in the olympics. he has also won gold medals in the paralympics. as for reeva steenkamp the twitter account says she is a law school brought and a model. yesterday, she tweeted, what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? hash tag, get excited, hash tag, valentine's day. >> developing news the san bernardino sheriff says the manhunt for fugitive ex-police officer christopher dorner is over. officials are working to positively identify the charred remains of the body removed from the cabin yesterday. we hear from the owners of a lodge who found dorner inside a cabin. >> i was scared. i thought it could be the end. he talked to us. he tried to calm us down. he said frequently, he would not kill us. >> the former lapd officer is believed to is killed a sheriff deputy and wounded another on tuesday before he holed up in the cabin thattent with up in flames and he is suspected in three our murders in the los angeles area. >> dayti
, known as "blade runner" is accused of killing his model girlfriend. rita nissan reports from london with more on what happened. >> reporter: police quietly escorted olympic track star oscar pistorias to prison in south africa. authorities charged the 26-year- old with murdering his girlfriend, model riva steencamp. police say she was shot four times inside the runner's upscale home. they recovered a 9-millimeter pistol. >> a young woman died on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> reporter: pistorias is a national hero in south africa, dubbed "blade runner" for his high-tech, artificial legs. he became the first double- amputee runner ever to compete at the games. >> reporter: the track starter made it to the 400-meter semifinals and anchored southafrica's team relay here at the stadium. >> reporter: he had been with his girlfriend for several months. hours before she died, steencamp tweeted about valentine's day, saying it should be a day of love for everyone. >> i knew her quite well. she was a humble person. she was beautiful inside and out. >> r
first warning forecast is coming up. >>> one of the biggest stars to come out of the london olympics has been charged with murder. police in south africa say oscar 50orias, an amputee sprinter, killed his girlfriend. rita nissan reports for wjz. >> reporter: police quietly escorted olympic track star, oscar pistorias, to prison in south africa. authorities charged the 26-year- old with murdering his girlfriend. model riva steencamp. police say she was shot four times inside the runner's upscale home. they've recovered a 9- millimeter pistol. >> a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wiewmeds. >> reporter: 50orias is a hero in south africa, dubbed blade runner for his artificial, high- tech legs. he made records, becoming the first double-amputee ever to make it to the games. >> he anchored south africa's team relay, here at the olympic stadium. >> reporter: he had been with his girlfriend for several months. hours before she died, steencamp tweeted about valentine's day, saying it should be a day of love for everyone. >> i knew her quite we
in that year in 2008 his luck turned for the london games four years later. bill: he made history in the games in london, making it to the semifinals in the 400 meters. he was that close to a medal competing on his country's relay team. his father and family at that time in london shared in his glorious moment. >> to now stand on the pinnacle of where you strifed and you hoped and dreamt to be, that is an amazing emotional feeling for him and i feel, i feel compassion and pride. i mean it's phenomenal, absolutely phenomenal. really, to see him coming second in the heat in the olympics, amazing. bill: certainly was. that was the moment in august this past summer, now pistorius was chosen to carry the south african flag in the closing ceremony at the games and after london he competed in the paraolympics. part of the investigation now goes to apparently people, perhaps neighbors, maybe even friend, who had heard something earlier in the night and heard something around the shooting at 3:00 in the morning. they are being interviewed by police. martha: he has been released as we said for now. the
. pistorius is 26 years old. he's a double amputee, reached the 400 meter semifinals in the london games last year. he races with carbon blades because of a birth defect. >>> first calorie counts on menus, then transfats, then the mega soft drinks. now new york mayor michael bloomberg is out to ban styrofoam food packaging. he's also set to announce a major reform in recycling. >>> how do you top winning best in show? apparently by hitting broadway. t banana joe, the affenpinscher joined to the stage last night. we will speak of the co-host of the westminster dog show with banana joe later on "starting point." he's a top dog at westminster. newly minted broadway star. do you know they train all year long on treadmills, pay more for dog vitamins than human vitamins. the amount of money is unbelievable. >> you have to go backstage at the dog show. it's primping and powders, blow dryers. >> his coat is beautiful and shiny. >> coming up, word of a major airline merger. the dog will be flying first class in that merger. what the union of american and u.s. airways will mean for you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
the dow was down 35. the nasdaq up 10. and-a-the standard and poor's five london index ended up less than a point to end at 1520. the index climbed as high as 10051 to 24 during the day, the highest since 2007. >> a new york judges dismissing a group of lawsuits against facebook over its initial public offering. the judge said the plaintiffs did not show that they lost money because of the corporate wrongdoing. >> he also agree with facebook claims that the plaintiffs could not prove that they own facebook stock at the time of the alleged wrongdoing. >> if the lawsuits and other store man alleged that an analyst at large underwriting investment banks cut their financial forecast of facebook just before the ipo in sold only a handful of clients. >> facebook and the bank says nothing about its process was illegal. >> u.s. airways and american airlines seal the $11 billion deal to create the world's largest airline. the new carrier will keep the american airlines name. it will run by u.s. airways ceo of douglas parker. while american airlines ceo tom horton will become chairman. the deal has
lecture at a london olympics when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on the track at the games. >> this is new video just coming in off pistorius being transported from his home to the police station. he is expected to be in court right now. several south african media outlets say that he may have mistaken steenkamp for a burglar. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back the time is 7:10 a.m.. national news, the carnival cruise ship that has been without power since a fire in its engine room is expected to reach port today in mobile, alabama. the carnival tram is being towed from where it broke down in the gulf of mexico. more than 40,000 people are on board. carnival cruise lines say that it is canceling a another 12 voyages for the disabled ship. the cruises aboard the tramp were to take place from february 21st thru april 13th. passengers will be fully refunded and get discounts on future cruises. >> new this morning, one buffett's berkshire hathaway, 3 g capital to buy kinds for $28 billion including debt. >> we had good news for the airlines. american airline
london games. and now according to the associated press and some other sources has been charged with the murder of his 30-year-old girlfriend. she's a model. she was found shot to death at the south african home of oscar pistorius, the double amputee olympic sprinter who's known as the blade runner. the name of the suspected shooter has not been revealed, but a 26-year-old man, a man the same age as pistorius, has been taken into custody. a court hearing is set for later today. so we're still getting information about what happened. >> yeah. >> some people are suggesting he mistook her for an intruder. others are saying that may just be what he told the police when they walked in and found the scene. you can't overstate how shocking this is. he's not just your average runner. he's an international icon, an inspiration to a lot of people. >> yeah. >> he came out. he had won gold in a lot of paralip pipar paralymp paralympics. he was already a hero for that. then to qualify for the olympics in loss done was historic. he ran in the 4x400. >> you were in london. this was the story.
when he raced for south africa in the 2012 london games. he reached the 400-meter semi fines and anchored the relay team. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> police say they are running forensic tests on pistorius including checks for broad alcohol levels. >>> 5:02. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the world's largest airlines. the combined carrier will have american's new look and old name. with american in bankruptcy it's up to a judge to decide if the deal will be good for the credits. the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all air traffic. experts say ticket prices could take off as a result. >> even though people say that, you know, this particular merger of u.s. airways and american airlines isn't going to raise ticket prices, i don't believe that one bit. >> the two airlines have been negotiating since august. >>> passengers aboard a crippled cruise ship should be back on solid ground this afternoon. the carnival triumph is being tug
history last year at the london games when he became the first double amputee competitor. his court hearing is set for tomorrow. >>> the l.a. mayor's office will decide if anyone will get the million- dollar reward to catch and convict christopher dorner who is believed to have died in a fire on tuesday. a couple came forward saying they found him in their condo on tuesday. >> he ran after her. and he caught her about the door. >> on the staircase. >> on the staircase and brought her back >> the couple was tied up and said they thought dorner was going to kill them. >> he had some plastic ties great big tie wraps and made us put our hands behind our backs and tied our hands then made us get up and walk into the back bedroom back there. >> dorner stole the couple's car, crashed it, then stole a second car. he was then holed up in a cabin where he got in a shootout with officers. the cabin caught fire after tear gas canisters were fired into it. and authorities say the fire was not intentional. san bernardino county sheriff's detective jeremiah ma
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